Posted by: Kisling, Nestico & Redick, LLC
Situated between Cincinnati and Dayton, Butler County has plenty to offer residents and visitors. It’s home to the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum, Cincinnati Premium Outlets, EnterTRAINment Junction, and so much more. With such an expansive area and so much to do, a Butler County car accident is a common sight.
The aftermath of a car accident in Butler County can be severe, from physical injuries to financial losses, and if someone else is at fault, you should not be held responsible. If you were harmed in a Butler County car crash caused by someone else’s negligence, contact Kisling, Nestico & Redick and speak with our highly skilled car accident lawyers in Dayton or Cincinnati.
Call KNR today at (513) 221-0499 or complete our online form to schedule a free, no-risk consultation.
How Many Fatal Car Accidents Occur in Butler County?
In 2018, there have been 24 fatal car crashes in Butler County so far. 11 of these accidents were related to Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated or OVI. Four were commercial crashes while five were related to motorcycles. 13 took place in rural areas of Butler County while 11 occurred in urban settings. So far, there have been less fatal crash accidents that have occurred in 2018 than in 2017. In 2017, there were 31 fatal car crashes, seven more than in 2018.
Recent Car Crashes in Butler County
Car accidents take place throughout Butler County, leading to serious injuries and fatalities. Here’s a brief overview of a few of the most recent crashes:
In September 2018, a driver lost his life in a multiple vehicle crash on Hamilton-Cleves Road and Hine Road. A 2013 Nissan was traveling southwest on SR128 when it hit a Hyundai, which was headed northeast on SR128. The Nissan continued to travel and struck a semi-truck, which was also traveling northeast on SR128. The Hyundai’s driver was pronounced dead the scene while the other two drivers sustained serious injuries.
A teen driver lost her life in a car accident on Reily Millville Road and Bunker Hill Woods Road in August 2018. She was driving her grandparents and pulled out in front of county vehicle that was hauling mowing equipment. According to a preliminary investigation, the county employee who was operating the equipment is not at fault.
What to Do After a Car Accident in Butler County
If you sustain an injury in a car a Butler County accident, be sure to take the following steps to protect your rights.
- Call 911: If the police do not arrive at the accident scene, call 911. It’s important for the police to arrive so that a police report that outlines the details of the crash can be filed. This police report can be used to support your claim if you decide to file a personal injury claim.
- Seek medical attention: You should visit the doctor to determine what injuries you have sustained and how you can treat them. Even if you believe your injuries are minor or you don’t have any, seek medical attention right away.
- Document the scene: Use your smartphone or a camera to take photographs of the accident scene as well as any vehicle damage or injuries that have occurred.
- Speak to a Butler County car accident lawyer: A Butler County car accident lawyer can help you determine who is at fault for the crash and may be able to assist you in collecting compensation for your damages.
Injured in a Butler County Car Accident? Contact Kisling, Nestico & Redick
If you’ve been hurt in a Butler County car crash, it is always in your best interest to consult a Butler County car accident lawyer right away. For a free, no-obligation consultation, call KNR at (513) 221-0499 or via our online form.
You can count on KNR to help secure the fair and full compensation you may be entitled to.